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  • Agriculture
  • Cover Crops

About Cover Crops

The term "cover crop" refers to any crop grown between seasons of a primary crop harvested for food, fiber and fuel purposes.

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  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2018
  • April 2018

New Toolbox to Help Develop and Grow Better Alfalfa

Scientists at the Noble Research Institute have developed the Alfalfa Breeder's Toolbox (available at: alfalfatoolbox.org) as a comprehensive, web-based portal to address practical challenges for alfalfa production and accelerate breeding to develop new enhanced cultivars with better performance.

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  • News Releases

Ecosystem Services Market Update: 6.18.18.

Since the Noble Research Institute announced the creation of the new voluntary ecosystem services market Feb. 21, the steering committee and eight working committees guiding the effort have been exceptionally busy. This week, a request for proposals will be released to select companies to solicit an agency of record to support the ESM program.

  • Agriculture
  • Cover Crops

National Cover Crop Research Initiative

National Cover Crop Research Initiative The Noble Research Institute is pleased to partner with the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research to promote soil health through the development and...
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  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2017
  • June

City Girl Turned Rancher's Wife

That's me. I was born in a city in Nebraska to an undeniably suburban family with very little rural American experience. It wasn't very far to rural America from my city, but I was a city girl...
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  • Publications
  • Noble News and Views
  • 2019
  • April 2019

How You May Need Less Fertilizer in the Future

Scientists are working to improve plants and offer other solutions so that farmers and ranchers don’t need as much synthetic nitrogen fertilizer.

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  • Publications
  • Legacy
  • 2019
  • Spring 2019

5 Noble Researchers, Consultants Share Their Personal Ag Stories

Many at the Noble Research Institute raise cattle and are otherwise engaged in production agriculture outside of their full-time jobs. Others grew up on farms and ranches. These are their stories.